The Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Care Plan only recently disclosed a breach that occurred in January 2018.

CBC reports that the Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Care Plan (MCP) has disclosed a breach that involves a missing binder with the personal health information of roughly 3,300 people.  While that’s bad enough, the binder has reportedly been missing from the MCP office in Grand Falls-Windsor since January 2018, but the Department of Health wasn’t notified until last month.

The release said the binder was maintained for tracking reimbursement applications to the Adult Dental Program and contains the names, MCP numbers, and partial addresses of people who applied between April 2015 and January 2018.

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